Volunteers

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Our Volunteers

The United Food Bank is proud of its loyal and dependable volunteer force estimated at a level of more than 100 volunteers. These committed individuals contribute their time and talents to make it possible for the United Food Bank of Plant City to reach hundreds of hungry people each month.

Interested in Volunteering?

The United Food Bank of Plant City is always in need of volunteers; here are some ways you or your company can help.

Volunteering Shifts

Our volunteer shifts are as follows: Monday – Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Warehouse Volunteers

We always have openings for volunteers to help us at our warehouses! Our facility houses food donations donated by various businesses and community food drives. Volunteer activities may include sorting and organizing produce, bakery and nonperishable food donations, sweeping, mopping, stocking food pantry shelves or preparing grocery bags for families in need.

Administrative Volunteers

Our administrative volunteer opportunities include data entry, filing, answering phones and other administrative tasks that will make everyone in our office glad that you’re here! Volunteering in our office is a great way to see how a non-profit works.

Special Events

Once a month our organization hosts a Feeding America Truck Event that provides nutritious food to people in need in our local community. Volunteers may help in a variety of different ways – assisting in set up and tear down, packing and distributing food and so much more! If you or your group is interested in volunteering for a special event, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator for more details.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups?

Yes. We are excited to offer volunteer opportunities to individuals and groups looking for a way to give back to their local community.

 

What days can I volunteer?

Our volunteer shifts are as follows: Monday – Friday from 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  We ask that you please arrive 15 minutes prior to your shift so the Volunteer Coordinator can review your volunteer form and review your duties for the day.

 

How do I reserve a shift to volunteer?

Our volunteer slots fill up quickly; we asked that you please call our office at 813-764-0625 by 3:00 p.m. the day before you would like to volunteer to check availability and reserve your spot.

 

Do I need to fill out any paperwork?

Yes. We require that you fill out our volunteer form in its entirety and bring with you on the day you will be volunteering.

 

What should I wear?

We require that all volunteers wear CLOSED TOE SHOES for safety and dress modestly.

 

Are children allowed to volunteer?

Yes. Children are welcome but must be at least 10 years old and accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

If you or your company is interested in becoming a United Food Bank volunteer please call, e-mail or come into our office and speak to the Volunteer Coordinator.

Click Here to view and download a copy of the Volunteer Form.